CoJMC News

CoJMC faculty receive Nebraska System Science grant

Apr 23 2018 - 12:45pm

Faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications (CoJMC) have been awarded a $20,000 System Science Planning grant from the University of Nebraska for a project titled “A health system level approach to integrate weight management, obesity care coordination, patient engagement and clinical trial recruitment.”

CoJMC News

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CoJMC students work with nonprofit in Uganda
Dec 12 2017 - 10:15am

by Alli Inglebright

Students in professor Nancy Mitchell’s honors seminar built a campaign strategy for a nonprofit across the world during their first semester of college.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA brings home multiple Paper Anvil Awards
Dec 11 2017 - 1:30pm

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) brought home four awards of excellence Thursday at the Nebraska Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Paper Anvil Awards in La Vista on Dec. 6. 

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CoJMC campaigns class: A taste of the real world
Dec 11 2017 - 11:00am

by Jared Brosius, senior advertising and public relations

The transition from coursework to the workforce can be difficult if college students are not adequately prepared with hands-on experiences.

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HuskerVision alumnus scores big in the NFL
Dec 6 2017 - 11:15am

by Maggie Holmes, senior advertising and public relations major

Kevin Brebner, a COJMC alumnus, started his career in production interning for HuskerVision for three and a half years while attending University of Nebraska–Lincoln. While he applied with uncertainty, he ended up finding his calling in sports production.

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Capturing the essence of Uganda: Williams’ experience abroad
Dec 6 2017 - 11:15am

by Kelsey Hansen, senior advertising and public relations major

This summer, CoJMC student Tess Williams spent three weeks in rural Uganda as part of the Global Eyewitness Program. Williams’ passion for photography and telling compelling stories lead her to apply to this once in a lifetime opportunity, an opportunity she will never forget.

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Abby Akin finds home in iconic Lincoln landmark
Dec 6 2017 - 11:00am

by Lindi Riley, graduate student, integrated media communications

Abby Akin, a transfer student from Hillsborough, Oregon finds her place at Nebraska on the third floor of Memorial Stadium. She found herself in the right place at the right time, mingling amongst alumni of the college, and eventually landed her dream job. 

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Global Eyewitness Puerto Rico team raises funds pre-trip
Dec 6 2017 - 10:45am

by Alli Inglebright

Students in the Global Eyewitness program are planning for their upcoming trip to Puerto Rico. Eight students will spend three weeks covering different stories across the island. Their story ideas include tales of hope in the midst of devastation, rebuilding efforts, and communities supporting each other.

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Former Women’s Wear Daily writer returns to CoJMC to teach
Dec 6 2017 - 9:45am

by Ellie Mae Benes, senior advertising and public relations major

After a successful 25 years working as a journalist in New York, Julie Naughton decided it was time to return to her alma mater – this time, as a teacher.

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Broadcasting students host live pregame shows in Lincoln Haymarket
Nov 28 2017 - 12:00pm

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications’ student-led radio station, KRNU, hosted four Husker football pregame shows in the Lincoln Haymarket this football season.

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Senior photojournalism major takes on Capitol Hill during summer internship
Nov 28 2017 - 11:00am

by Maddie Sanders, senior advertising and public relations major

For some, an internship is something to check off of a to-do list before graduation or something to fill space on a resume, but for Calla Kessler, it was an opportunity to experience her dream job. In November, Kessler was given the news that she would be moving to Washington D.C. for the summer.


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